Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor – Electrical and Computer Engineering – Data Science – Boston
About the Opportunity
Northeastern University's Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering seeks outstanding candidates for the position of Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor with a focus on Data Science. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure-track position.
Appointments are made on an annual 8-month basis, with salary commensurate with experience. The position of Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor entails educational interaction with students in roles including, but not limited to, traditional instruction (lecture courses, lab courses), project team advising, and student organization advising. The main responsibility of this position is teaching classes that make up the master's program in Data Science, such as classes on algorithm design, data processing, machine learning, data mining and data visualization. The annual teaching course load is six courses, with the potential for teaching more than one section of a course in the same semester, over Fall and Spring semesters. Courses may be at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Teaching professors are also encouraged to pursue scholarly research on both educational and pedagogical topics, as well as in their technical area of expertise, and have the opportunity to supervise graduate students.
Teaching responsibilities are subject to modification based on the programs' needs based upon time commitment of the service requirements and require a willingness to support high-quality teaching and standards through preparation of lectures based on course materials provided; effective facilitation of rich, respectful debates and discussions in an in-person or hybrid class; timely review and grading of assignments with appropriate coaching and feedback to the students; consistent connection with students and their performance; adherence to Northeastern's policies.
A PhD in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science, with teaching experience, is required by appointment start date. Candidates should have experience with a range of Data Science subareas, which may include algorithm design, data processing, machine learning, data mining and data visualization. At least 2 years' experience in teaching at the college/university level is recommended. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
About Northeastern University
At Northeastern, experience is our essence and ethos. It’s what you gain when you make the world your classroom, your laboratory, and your platform to create change or grow your enterprise. Throughout our university network, experience draws you into society and compels you to solve its complex challenges. It makes you agile and able to reinvent yourself. To find ways of doing things differently, and better. And to seize opportunities as they unfold—anytime, anywhere.
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